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Jan 8, 2013 5:30am PST
this into the context of the upcoming elections in israel. anything that looks like a stressed to israel, or makes israel look like the victim peltz benjamin netanyahu. it is not just a coincidence that the people who reject chuck hagel are the same people who support benjamin netanyahu appeared they have not learned a lesson from the presidential election where they supported mitt romney and they ended up losing. it is not just opposing or not opposing a candidate. >> how is chuck hagel's nomination being played out in israel in light of the upcoming elections two weeks away? >> it adds another and dimension mo benjamin netanyahu's clai that israel is isolated not because of its policy but because of anti-semitism, groups trying to delegitimize israel and that means we need a strong leader, one that can give a good fight to those anti-semites surrounding us. so it really it helps benton .-- really helps netanyahu and the americans don't understand what israel is facing right now. >> let's go back to the criticism for second. what exactly are the criticisms against chuck hagel by some of the pro-i
LINKTV
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
this amounts to is an offensive ahead of the talks. he is expected on friday. i asked him. he has had elections that were criticized for being flogged, so one -- being flawed, so why not have free and fair elections to solve the problem. >> it is alive. the elections took place for international observers. >> rebels want him to stand down. they have already accused him of peddling propaganda about the cause. this is not a man -- this is a man who says he wants peace. >> rebels in the democratic republic of condo have declared a unilateral ceasefire. they made the announcement ahead of a second round of peace talks. they pulled out again in december after a nine-month rebellion. rebels said they will honor the cease-fire even if the government will not. india is promising to respond to the killing of two soldiers in the kashmir region. they say they were killed by troops who crossed over into indian territory. francois hollande has denied the accusations. >> according to the indian army, the group of soldiers took good vantage to cross what is called the line of control that separates india and
LINKTV
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
for organizing elections, which will happen at the assembly. the government will include and be headed by the prime minister. >> just a few days ago, he was calling the rebels terrorists. now they are friends and future colleagues. there will be integrated into a new government and a new national army. >> when the government is in place, we will then plan a new army. it will be a new national republic. >> the group also calls for foreign troops to begin leaving. no time frame has been given. a force made up of central african nations will stay to make sure the cease-fire remains in place. regional leaders may be congratulating themselves on a deal which they say is a tangible and permanent. we have been here before. there was a peace accord which was signed here in 2008. a deal which then disintegrated. the opposition admits it is not going to be easy. >> obviously, it is going to take courage from both parties, the opposition as well as the government. to permanently find a way. >> the president heads back to the central african republic with his power considerably weakened. a nation
LINKTV
Jan 10, 2013 5:30am PST
a new election. >> what is the situation right now with the cease-fire? >> there is no cease-fire right now, the whole point of the talks here is to sign a deal to get a cease-fire going. what we are waiting for right now is president bozize to arrive. we understand from our sources he will leave probably very soon to get here. then there will be a head of state summit meeting with various presidents in the region, including the president of gabon. they will want to get a deal as quickly as possible because the situation is deeply worrying. the united nations, and also the european union. because the rebels are 160 kilometers from the capitol and the threatening to take it if they did not come to some sort of an agreement. >> reporting from gabon, thank you very much. >> much more ahead. u.s. president barack obama looking at bypassing congress to enforce tighter gun laws. a makeover for the board game monopoly. you decide which changes get to pass go. >> unsettled picture across europe. particularly this weather system pulling cold air in behind it. we are likely to see snow developing
LINKTV
Jan 12, 2013 2:00pm PST
by the central african republic and rebels. new elections are lpted to be held been -- within 12 months and a member of the opposition will become prime minister. andre simmons has been following the developments in the capital. >> like all main decisions in this poverty stricken country, the announcement came on the radio. the president issued a dedegree -- decree dissolving his government. the prime minister has aren't -- resigned and he'll be replaced by someone from the opposition. talks are going on now. but all this is a good sign they're stirking to at agreement. >> hundreds of thousands of course shi'ia protectors are holding individualim a second night following the actions in quetta. many are refusing to bury victims of the attack and are demanding greater protection from the government. >> china's capital beijing is tchoking on some of the worst air pollution levels ever reported. the government has advised people to stay indoors, especially children, the elderly and people with ress pyreatory problems. -- respiratory problems. still to come, life on the turkish-syrian bemplt
LINKTV
Jan 9, 2013 5:30am PST
in germany. though the current government is thinking of creating one ahead of next year's elections. around 7 million people in germany are working at so-called mini jobs, kerning $530 a month, a relatively paltry amount, less than one-fifth the national average what is worse, the wage gap is widening. a trendy opposition and media accused the government of trying to hide in a recent report on income. >> we have a well-to develop low income sector where people are working in tempore situations. it means they cannot get out of the situation by working -- working in poor situations. >> of the increase in the number of working poor came about after the very reforms that may germany so competitive in europe. a competitive edge paid for in many ways by those who can least afford it. al jazeera cumberland. >> india has made an official protest to neighboring pakistan after two soldiers were killed in kashmir. india's summer and -- summoned but pakistani high commissioner to explain. the army said pakistani troops killed the men after crossing a line of control tuesday. in pakistan they say the ac
LINKTV
Jan 14, 2013 5:30am PST
of finishing the constitution and hold a transparent, democratic elections. in the meantime, we want to improve the lives of our people. >> the centerpiece of the celebration is the signing of an agreement between the government and the labor movement, a formal pledge to work together in reforming civil society together. underlying this display, the firm conviction of the opposition that the transitional government has simply not done enough. >> i hope that this will improve in a good way. last year was not a good year. >> tunisia is still waiting for them to hold accountable those for the uprising. they're waiting for elections. above all, they wait for a new constitution. despite these problems, it seems that for many, today is a date for real celebration. al-jazeera, tunis. >> saudi arabia is saying the worker was not under great team. after news of her be heading was picked up by the international media, the united nations looked on while several human-rights groups condemned the killing. this issue was proven guilty of murdering a baby and they could not persuade the victim's family to par
LINKTV
Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm PST
to not elect arguably the greatest hitter, pager, and catcher, it really does look farcical at this point. >> roger clemens is the only seven-time cy young award winner. he will not be inducted this year. neither will sammy sosa. he hits 609 home runs, but was named to the list of alleged drug users in 2003. the only person to come close was a former houston player. he was short of a 75% quota needed. others only got about half of the necessary votes. >> this is a hall of fame that is filled with people who have history, whether the history is with drugs, abuse, or connected to actually open racism and trying to keep people of color out of major league baseball. all of those folks are part of the major league baseball hall of fame. to see the same baseball writers who turned a blind eye in the 1990's when the steroid era was going on, this just feels like the worst kind of sanctimonious nonsense. >> the july ceremony in cooperstown
LINKTV
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
from the biggest spender, paying about $19 million in the last election. it did not get much for its money. the nra has less than 1% success rate getting its people in or out of congress. the power comes from the membership, which the group says has grown by 100,000 people in just the last few weeks. people like chris schneider. >> this is a semiautomatic rifle, which has been portrayed in the media as evil, which it is not. i use it to hunt coyote and small game. >> congress will likely hear from people like him. those on the other side of the issue have far less to spend. >> gun control groups i would say used to be more of a force to be reckoned with. good they have been neutered on some level over the last 10 or 20 years. but joe biden says he will make his recommendations to the president on tuesday. we expect president obama will make his case to the american public not long after that. >> the un security council is holding emergency talks on the crisis in mali. 30 soldiers have been killed after a bottle with rebels in the north of the country. fighters have to push the rebels
LINKTV
Jan 11, 2013 5:30am PST
the cost of the first constitutional transition of power from one elected civilian government to another. there are a series of courses that are determined to sabotage that transition to maintain further civilian rule. certainly, these militant groups are ratcheting up the pressure by creating a crisis- like situation that is not to say that they have not been targeting this all of last year, but the scale and scope of the attack is brightening in the failure of the pakistan ministate -- pakistani state as large for all to see. >> tension growing between india and pakistan. they have been stranded after they refused to allow crossing. and some of the high machinery -- commissioner to protest. u.s.-led forces in afghanistan and reaching the goal of allowing afghanistan to defend it so. that is the opinion of the defense secretary leon panetta who has been meeting with the afghan president's in washington. hamid karzai is also saying that he will go in to meet barack obama. around 58,000 american troops are still serving there. the french president has vowed to stop the advance of al qaeda
LINKTV
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
say he does want to upset elections later this year. >> he is only 12 years old, but that is old enough to be immersed in politics in pakistan. >> the government is wrong. they have made our life helle. >> some have thrown their support behind a canadian- pakistani crcleric. his message resonates with people fed up with the breakdown of law and order and an increase of corruption and inflation. many are so angry that even mothers with no relation to the clerics s say they are ready to sacrifice their children. >> i told my children not to be afraid of bullets. take the bullet in your chest. we want change and revolution. our society will not move forward until we become selfless. >> so far he has refused to negotiate with the government, saying all talks will be held in the capital. it is, that has turned into a bunker. security forces have blocked roads. protesters say nothing will stop them and even have a crane to remove blockage from their way. >> they blocked roads with containers, they close roads -- we will walk their. >> his support is far from universal. in fact, there a
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